Wednesday’s Dump & Chase: Blueline Boogaloo

Many free agent defenders were moved yesterday...are more moves coming? Will the Preds make any?

Nashville Predators News

Nashville Predators 1, Carolina Hurricanes 4: Canes Demolish Preds on Carolina Moms’ Trip
That was disappointing.

Around the League

Dillon traded to Capitals by Sharks for two draft picks
The trade dominoes begin to fall...for defenders only, apparently. Dillon to the Capitals.

DeMelo acquired by Jets in trade with Senators
Dylan DeMelo is headed to the Jets.

Scandella traded to Blues by Canadiens for two draft picks
Marco Scandella is coming back to the Central Division.

Boeser could be out rest of season for Canucks
This is a pretty big loss for the Canucks. It explains a bit about why the Canucks traded for Tyler Toffoli.

Bouwmeester back in St. Louis after cardiac episode
This is such an encouraging sign for Jay Bouwmeester.

31 Thoughts: Making sense of Toffoli trade for Canucks -
In this week's "31 Thoughts," it's ALL trade deadline. What's next?

Four potential trade destinations for Joe Thornton -
Is Jumbo Joe Thornton on the move? Or will he retire a Shark?

Why it was worth a slight overpay to make Brenden Dillon a Washington Capital - TheHockeyNews
It's definitely a sellers’ market...especially if you have some spare defenders to send elsewhere.

In steal of a deal with Senators, Jets acquire blueliner Dylan DeMelo in exchange for third-round pick - TheHockeyNews
The price for Dylan DeMelo was a lot lower than I expected. What will DeMelo bring to the Jets?

Prospect Need to Know: Chicago Steel's Brendan Brisson is making a name for himself - TheHockeyNews
Here's a look at some other prospects worth noting. We're always excited about the NHL Draft here at OTF.

Why Rantanen’s injury puts Avalanche in the spotlight with the trade deadline approaching - TheHockeyNews
Mikko Rantanen's injury isn't Colorado's only focus. Philipp Grubauer, Matt Calvert, and Colin Wilson are also injured.